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Emergency Management
201 4th Street SE
Rochester MN  55904
507-328-2824
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Fire
201 4th Street SE
Room 110
Rochester, MN  55904
507-328-2800
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Police
101 4th Street SE
Rochester, MN  55904
507-328-6800
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911 Caller Tips
Phone: (507)328-6800 for Non-Emergency calls

Don't hesitate to call 9-1-1. The 9-1-1 system was created to make it easy to request a police, fire or emergency medical response… More

 

Emergency Preparedness: Business Resources
Phone: (507)328-2824

More businesses fail after a disaster from lack of a few simple preparedness steps. Learn how to prepare your non-profit or…More

           

 

Be Disaster Ready
Phone: (507)328-2824 

Learn just a few things you can do to prepare your family for a disaster.  Our award winning method gives you a simple way to prepare before disaster strikes using a step-by-step method…More

 

 

 

Fire Pit Open Burning Permit
Phone: (507)328-2800

Open burning is prohibited within the Rochester City Limits unless approval has been granted by special Fire Department Permit…More 

 

          

 

Anonymous Report of Criminal Activity
Phone: (507)328-6800

If you observe suspicious activity in progress you should always dial 9-1-1 and state your intent to remain anonymous. If the activity is not in progress, you may call 328-6800 or visit the Crimestoppers of Minnesota website ... More

          

 

           
 

Outdoor Warning Sirens
Phone:  (507)328-2824

Siren Test Day is Wednesday morning in Rochester.  The outdoor warning sirens are tested at 10 am on the first and third Wednesday of the month…More

           

Be Informed: Receive emergency alerts
Phone:  (507)328-2824

CodeRED is the City of Rochester and Olmsted County emergency alert system.  To enroll, go to CodeRED Community Notification Enrollment page. You will receive text messages, phone calls, emails, and…More

             
 

Request a speaker
507-328-2824

City of Rochester Emergency Management will provide a speaker for your neighborhood group or service organization any time of day or day of the week.  Discover how City emergency responders will manage a disaster and provide you with tips to prepare before disaster strikes...More

          

           

City Emergency Response Plan
Phone: (507)328-2824

City of Rochester Emergency Operations Plan is written to coordinate response to large emergencies and disaster…More

 

Rochester Area Rainfall and River Levels
507-328-2440

You can find near real-time river gauges on the Rochester Hydrology page. The National Weather Service in La Crosse WI provides near real-time rainfall amounts for the Rochester area

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Early Defibrillation
Phone: (507)328-6800

Early defibrillation is a great way to save lives! When a person suffers a cardiac arrest that is related to heart disease, quite frequently, the person's heart is in a rhythm known as ventricular fibrillation…More

 

Stormwater Management
507-328-2440

Stormwater runoff does not go to the Water Reclamation Plant for treatment - rather, it runs to our rivers, lakes and streams, often without treatment. As stormwater moves across the landscape, it collects dirt, debris, chemicals, and carries pollution to...More

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know

Phone:  (507)328-2824

Facilities that meet the requirements established under Section 312 of SARA Title III are required to submit Tier II reports by March 1 of each calendar year. Learn where to send your plan…More

  Tornado Safety: Best place to go

Phone:  (507)328-2824

At home, have a family tornado plan in place, based on the kind of dwelling you live in and the safety tips listed here…More